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The Law. 1928. Drypoint. 10 1/4 x 10 1/8 (sheet 18 1/2 x 12 1/2). Final trial proof, apart from the edition 50. Slight mat line; 2 indentations in the paper to the left of the signature. A rich impression printed on 'J Whatman' cream laid paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed and annotated 'final trial' in pencil. $175.
A Point of Law. 1929. Drypoint. 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 (sheet 18 1/4 x 12 3/8). Edition 50, #29. Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 26 (1939): 292. Slight mat line; otherwise excellent condition. A rich impression printed on 'England' cream laid paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed and numbered in pencil. $175.
Born in Amsterdam, he came to England as a child. Studied in London and was elected Associate of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers and Exhibited at the Salon, Royal Academy. His sister married Edmund Blampied.
Salomon van Abbé was noted for his drypoints of the legal profession and the law.
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